"Turquoise is found in various locations around world that all share the same characteristics: dry, arid, barren and possessing acidic, copper-rich ground water. This ground water creeps downward it reacts with other minerals. The product of this process is the compound of hydrated copper and aluminium phosphate known as turquoise. The deposits of turquoise usually form in iron-rich limonite or sandstone. The remnants of these host minerals (called the matrix) are what leave the veins or splotches on the turquoise. (Limonite creates the darks brown markings and the sandstone creates tan markings)" ThePracticalGemologist.com
Then GOD said, "Let US make mankind in OUR image, in OUR likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and all the wild animals, and over all the creatures that move along the ground." Genesis 1:26Niv
HE was in the world, and though the world was made through HIM, the world did not recognize HIM.
HE came to that which was HIS own, but HIS own did not receive HIM.
Yet to all who did receive HIM, to those who believed in HIS NAME, HE gave the right to become children of GOD--
children born not of natural descent, nor of human decision or a husband's will, but born of GOD
The WORD became flesh and made HIS dwelling among us. We have seen HIS GLORY, the GLORY of the ONE and only SON, who came from the FATHER, full of GRACE and TRUTH. John 1:10-14Niv
It is the SPIRIT who gives LIFE; the flesh profits nothing; the WORDS that I have spoken to you are SPIRIT and are LIFE. John 6:63Nasb
JESUS answered, "I am the WAY and the TRUTH and the LIFE. No one comes to the FATHER except through ME.
If you really know ME, you will know my FATHER as well. From now on, you do know HIM and have seen HIM." John 14:6-7Niv
and the dust returns to the ground it came from, and the spirit returns to GOD who gave it. Ecclesiastes 12:7Niv
"I tell you, my friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body and after that can do no more.
But I will show you WHOM you should fear: Fear HIM WHO, after your body has been killed, has authority to throw you into hell. Yes, I tell you, fear HIM. Luke 12:4-5Niv
The woman said, "I know that MESSIAH" (called CHRIST) "is coming. When HE comes, HE will explain everything to us."
Then JESUS declared, "I, the one speaking to you--I AM HE." John 4:25-26Niv
From that time on JESUS began to preach, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near." Matthew 4:17Niv
However, as it is written: "What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived" -- the things GOD has prepared for those who LOVE HIM---
these are the things GOD has revealed to us by HIS SPIRIT. The SPIRIT searches all things, even the deep things of GOD.
For who knows a person's thoughts except their own spirit within them? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of GOD except the SPIRIT of GOD.
What we have received is not the spirit of the world, but the SPIRIT who is from GOD, so that we may understand what GOD has freely given us. 1 Corinthians 2:9-12Niv
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I AM your GOD. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with MY RIGHTEOUS RIGHT HAND. Isaiah 41:10Niv
Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the NAME of the FATHER and of the SON and of the HOLY SPIRIT, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I AM with you always, to the very end of the age." Matthew 28:19-20Niv
"TEACHER, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?"
JESUS replied: "'LOVE the LORD your GOD with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.'
This is the first and greatest commandment.
And the second is like it: 'LOVE your neighbor as yourself.' Matthew 22:36-39Niv
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